If you’re a pedestrian walking the streets in New York or New Jersey, chances are you may have come across a series of careless drivers. At the Law Offices of Herbert I. Ellis, we mostly represent drivers who hurt other drivers, whether due to careless or reckless driving, intoxication, or any other reason. We’re also aware that drivers often hit pedestrians, and we are always available to represent you if you were hit by a reckless driver while crossing the street.
Call us today at 888-355-4752 if you were hit by a driver.
Common Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents
The most common injuries in pedestrian accidents are head injuries and leg injuries. The most common leg injuries include contusions, abrasions, cuts and scrapes, torn knee ligaments, broken bones, and beaks in the hip or pelvis.
Head injuries include deep cuts to the scalp, skull fractures, concussions, swelling in the skull, hemorrhages, and hematomas. Head injuries can be a result of the pedestrian hitting their head when they fall after impact, or hitting their head on the windshield, hood of the vehicle, or on surrounding structures.
Injuries to the torso are also very commonly seen in pedestrian accidents, especially when the vehicle is larger, such as with a van, SUV, or truck. These injuries can involve damage to the ribcage, liver, or lungs.
A Team of Personal Injury Lawyers on Your Side
At the Law Offices of Herbert I. Ellis, we understand that getting injured due to a reckless driver is the one of the last things that you may have wanted to happen to you. Thankfully, there is a team of legal professionals in Freehold that can help you.
If you’ve suffered injuries due to another vehicle, your damages may require life-long medical and rehabilitative care that is often expensive. Through a pedestrian accident claim, you can recover financial compensation to cover economic costs and various damages, including:
- Medical care
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral costs
- Lost wages
- Loss in quality of life
- Assistive medical devices
Call us now at 888-355-4752, and we can help you explain everything that may be due to you within the court of law.